Västtrafik AB-about us

Västtrafik is responsible for public transport in western Sweden. Every day, over 400 000 customers chooses to travel with our buses, trains, trams and boats. By developing and offering sustainable travel and smart services, we want to be the obvious choice when you travel. In this way it contributes to the good life in travel by Västra Götaland and an attractive and competitive region.

This is what we do

Plan traffic




In close cooperation with our partners we form public transport with the customer in focus. We enable residents to travel to work, school, and leisure activities and develop sustainable travel. We are simply a part of daily life and future. Västtrafiks over 900 lines are run by partner companies.

Västtrafik's annual report (pdf, opens in new window)

Västtrafik's annual report, (pdf, opens in new window)

Västtrafik's sustainability report, (pdf, opens in new window)

Västtrafik's financial report, (pdf, opens in new window)

Part of the Västra Götaland region

Västtrafik AB is owned by the Västra Götaland region. The Regional Council decides on Västtrafik's budget and takes every four years a regional transport programmes that specify how public transport should be developed in the long run. The overall goal is to double the travelling with Västtrafik from 2006 to 2025.

Västra Götaland region's Web site.

Västtrafik in one day

  • 947 000 trips in the regular public transport
  • 7 000 travel with the anropsstyrd traffic
  • 1 857 buses, trains, trams, 101 263 36 boats
  • The vehicles are running 47 500 kilometers, close to 12 laps around the Earth
  • The journey planner uses the 1 200 000 times

Management and Board of Directors

Lars Backström
Lars Backström
Roger Vahnberg
Roger Vahnberg
Vice VD
Lena Jovén
Lena Jovén
Chef stabskommunikation
Pernilla Bergwall
Pernilla Bergwall
Mikael Olsson
Mikael Olsson
Enhetschef leverans
Maria Björner Brauer
Maria Björner Brauer
Enhetschef försäljning/marknad
Camilla Holtet
Camilla Holtet
Enhetschef utveckling
Sara Frank
Sara Frank
Enhetschef ekonomi
Henrik Nilsson

Lars Holmin, (M), Ulricehamn, ordförande

Alex Bergström, (S), Falköping vice ordförande

Leif Blomqvist, (S), Västra Frölunda

Yasin Abbes, (S), Skene

Åsa Karlsson, (S), Munkedal

Tore Hult, (S), Alingsås

Annika Håkanson, (M), Lidköping

Axel Josefson, (M), Göteborg

Jimmie Stranne, (SD),Göteborg

Soili Brunberg, (MP),Hisings Kärra

Thomas Larsson, (MP), Göteborg

Jessica Wetterling (V), Lindome

Nanna Siewertz Tulinius,(L), Lerum

Elving Andersson, (C), Uddevalla

Anders Fasth, (KD), Västra Frölunda